Social Union Events


Harvest/Welcome Potluck Dinner: Sunday, October 27, 2019, Normal Hall, 5 – 7 pm. Contacts: Kate Collins, 413-341-3262,, and Mary Watson, (401)570-4708,

Laurel Park Carolers: Friday, 12/6/19, gathering at 4 pm, at #90 LP, Judson Brown’s, for warm-up and greetings, due to sing at Rockridge and Violet’s Crossing at 5. Contact: Judson Brown, (413)584-1948,

Decorating the Front Gate: Sunday, 12/8/19, 2 pm, Front Gate. Contact: Judson Brown, (413)584-1948,

Groundhog Day Potluck (Singing Optional): Sunday, 2/2/20, at #72, 6pm, Hosted by Sandra Matthews and Norbert Goldfield, 413-586-5617,

Annual Gardeners’ MeetingMid-April, Exact date, time, and place. TBA. Contact, Seth Wilpan,

Pet Parade:  Saturday, 5/30/20, 9 am, meeting in front of the Post Office (next to mailboxes). Contact: Christopher Donovan, (413)519-2901,

Strawberry Potluck Supper: Saturday, 6/13 or 6/20/20 (when berries are ready), 5 – 7 pm, Dining Hall. Contacts: Chris Donovan, 413-519-2901,, Ilia Cornier-Rivera, (413)575-5298,  

Tag Sale: Saturday, 6/27/20, 8am to 1pm. Tag Sale at DH & individual cottages.  Contacts: Bobbie Smith, (413)582-1806,,Kandy Littrell, (413)584-2009,

Tag Sale: Saturday, 9/5/20, 8am to 1pm.  Tag Sale at DH & individual cottages.  Contacts: [same as above]

Social Union Annual Meeting: Saturday, 9/26/19, 10-11:30 am, at NH. SETTING CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR LP RESIDENTS AND THEIR GUESTS. ALL IDEAS WELCOME. Contact: Ilia Cornier-Rivera, 413-575-5298,


LP Parents’ & Grandparents’ Groupcontact: Wendy Abeles, (413)320-8640,

Coffee Hour, at the Dining Hall, 9:30 – 11:30 AM,  alternating Saturdays and Sundays:
Saturdays: 6/25, 7/9, 7/23, 8/6, 8/20, 9/3, 9/17
Sundays: 7/3, 7/17, 7/31, 8/14, 8/28, 9/11, 9/25

Culinary Surprises, Erin Nelson at (612)865-7075,; Dennis Tarpey at (413)584-1234,

Disco Party

SU Volunteer Hotline: If you’d like to be added to our list of volunteers to be contacted for SU activities as needed please contact Ilia or Aaron (below).

Important LP information:

LP Resident Directory; Newsletter:
Seth Wilpan at 

 LP Google Group Gatekeeper:
 Beth Brown at (413)586-7396, 

Laura Pravitz at 413-237-4978, 
Liz Duffy at (212)674-0420,
Karen Gaggin at (478)262-4880,;

Social Union
 Ilia Cornier-Rivera, (413)575-5298,
Aaron Bissell, (617)529-8367,

 Compost Questions: 
Kathy Whynott, (413)727-2150,
Seth Wilpan, (917)776-4762,